Scott wants Cats to relish Demons clash

Scott wants Cats to relish Demons clash

Coach Chris Scott wants Geelong to embrace the hype and the occasion ahead of their AFL blockbuster against Melbourne. The second-placed Cats will host the top side on Thursday night at GMHBA Stadium. “It’s a privilege to be involved in these big games where there’s pressure and expectation,” Scott said. “The town on Thursday night … Read more

Dangerfield back, Cats rest Selwood in AFL

Dangerfield back, Cats rest Selwood in AFL

AFL premiership contenders Geelong have named superstar Patrick Dangerfield for his first game in six weeks. The Brownlow medallist is back for the Cats’ Saturday night home game against lowly North Melbourne after battling a niggling calf injury. Dangerfield will be joined back in the line-up by forward Gary Rohan, who was a late withdrawal … Read more

Magpies showed interest in Tyson Stengle who’s now “thriving” at Cats

Magpies showed interest in Tyson Stengle who’s now “thriving” at Cats

Former Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has revealed the Magpies were “really keen” on now-Geelong small forward Tyson Stengle last year. Buckley says Collingwood “did a great deal of due diligence” on Stengle, who was impressing at the time for SANFL club Woodville-West Torrens The Magpies opted against selecting Stengle in last year’s mid-season draft, instead … Read more

Cats star Stewart facing lengthy AFL ban

Cats star Stewart facing lengthy AFL ban

Geelong are likely to be without star defender Tom Stewart for four weeks following the heavy bump that concussed Richmond ace Dion Prestia. The three-time All-Australian was referred directly to the tribunal and will find out the length of his ban during a virtual hearing on Tuesday night. Cats coach Chris Scott admitted contest Stewart … Read more

Cats beat Eagles as Hawkins joins 700 club

Cats beat Eagles as Hawkins joins 700 club

Geelong coach Chris Scott hopes Tom Hawkins can thrive into his mid-30s after the star forward kicked his 700th AFL goal in an 18-point win over West Coast. The Cats were expected to stroll to victory against a bottom-of-the-table Eagles outfit that had registered just one win all year. But buoyed by the return of … Read more